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IT'S HAPPENING!
Trail's End Western Heritage Days
America's Western History in one weekend at the Missouri State Fairgrounds.
~ Save the Date ~
April 24, 25 & 26, 2015
Dedication of the Trail's End Starline Brass Plaza!!
3 BIG DAYS of FUN
IN SEDALIA ON THE MISOURI STATE FAIRGROUNDS!

SCROLL DOWN AND SEE WHAT'S GOIN' ON!


Listen to the
Guide by Cell Trail's End Audio Tour
by calling 1-660-202-1156.
Learn about the Starline Brass Trail's End Plaza
before you arrive.

Contributing articles for the Guide by Cell are
Ken Bird, Bill Claycomb, Becky Imhauser and Doug Kiburz.


Schedule of Events —
click here


Coming for the Weekend? Then you want the
Trail's End Weekend Pass.
Total Weekend Package for one or two include:
RV Camping • Horse Stall Rental and
Ticketed Events:
• Sons of the Pioneers Concert (Friday)
• Chuck Wagon Races (Sat. & Sun)
• Michael Martin Murphy Concert & NFPB Bull Riding (Saturday.)
Meals:
2 Breakfasts by Sedalia Shrine Club at Pork Place (Sat & Sun);
Steak Dinner by the Cattlemen's Association Beef House (Friday);
Pork Dinner by Pork Produces Pork Place (Saturday)

Weekend Package for Events & Meals include:
Ticketed Events:
• Sons of the Pioneers Concert (Friday)
• Chuck Wagon Races (Sat. & Sun)
• Michael Martin Murphy Concert & NFPB Bull Riding (Saturday.)
Meals:
2 Breakfasts by Sedalia Shrine Club at Pork Place (Sat & Sun);
Steak Dinner by the Cattlemen's Association Beef House (Friday);
Pork Dinner by Pork Produces Pork Place (Saturday)

Download form here.


• Outside Food Vendors -- Application
download here.

• Outside Concession Vendors -- Application download here.


Writer's Corner
featuring...Book Signings by local, regional and out of state authors.

Sponsored by Central Missouri Electric Cooperative

Writer's Panels and Discussions


Dan Burle, Bonne Terre, MO - western author, rancher,
raises & trains Missouri Fox trotters
• How to Write a Western Novel


Michael Moore, Atoka, TN - author, screen writer,
historical character actor
• How to Research and Write Historical Fiction/Non-Fiction
• The Art of Playwriting


Liz Schulte, Columbia, MO - paranormal author
• Self-Publishing and Complications
• Being a Missouri Author


Debbie Noland, Sedalia, MO - poetry & short story author
• The Poet in Time and Place
• Poetry Workshop: Give It a Shot!

More coming.... For more information - 660-619-1866


• Rendezvous Encampment
Machinery Area • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, April 24, 25, & 26
Jim Thorpe, Coordinator

 
See and visit with trappers and settlers from the 1840s-1870s. Learn about life back then and how to throw a tomahawk. Check out the traders with period crafts and art for sale.


Model Train & Collectible Show
Saturday & Sunday, April 25, 26 • FFA Building
Bob Cox, coordinator

Sponsored by
 
  


• Quilt Show
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, April 24, 25, & 26

Commercial Building
Hosted by
Stover Quality Quilting • Vi Dale, Coordinator
• Bed Turning - Fri & Sat 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
• Demonstrations of antique treadle sewing machines
• Demonstrations of hand & machine quilting
• Games & Prizes
• Vendors and lots more!

Sponsored by

Click here for schedule.


Calling All Artists! • Cash prizes!
• Western Art Show & Sale
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, April 24, 25, 26 • Ag Building
Hosted by the Sedalia Visual Art Association
Sponsored by

Download entry form here.
Deadline Extended to March 15, 2015.

Visiting Artists

     
Left to Right:
J. Michael Wilson, Trail's End Sculptor; Tex Wilson, Railroad Artist

Elizabeth Ritter - Sculptor
Visit with them at the Western Art Show & Sale


• Trail Ride led by Trent Loos
Friday, April 24 • Ride the Katy Trail

Deadline for entry April 1, 2015

Download entry form here.

Coggins test may also be turned in at the time of registration
on event day.


Trent Loos nationally known voice of the Rural Route radio show, will lead the Trail Ride down the Katy Trail


• Sons of the Pioneers Concert
Friday, April 24, 2015 • 7 p.m.
Heckart Performing Arts Center
Sponsored by the Sedalia Rotary Club

All proceeds from this event goes to the Sedalia Rotary Club.


• Michael Martin Murphey Concert
and NFPB Bull Riding

Saturday, April 25, 2015 • Mathewson Exhibition Center
Hosted by Child Safe of Central Missouri
Sponsored by Rick Ball Ford

All proceeds from this event go to Child Safe.
For more information call 660-829-3434.

Tickets on sale at childsafehouse.org

Early Bird Price $25 • $30 at the door
Six and Under Free with paid adult.

     


• National Championship Chuck Wagon Sanctioned Races -
Saturday & Sunday, April 25 & 26 • Pepsi Grandstand
Sponsored by W-K Chevrolet




• All Equine Parade  --

Deadline for entry April 1, 2015
Download entry form here
.

Saturday, April 25 • Parade starts at 9:00 a.m.
from the Historic Katy Depot.

 


Calling All Cowboy Poets! • Cash Prizes!
• Cowboy Poetry Contest
Saturday, April 25 • MEC Building • Sponsored by Central Missouri Electric Cooperative
hosted by
Steven Spalding,

nationally known singer, songwriter, author, Cowboy Poet, and country gospel artist

Download Entry Form here.

Deadline Extended to March 15, 2015.



Join Steven for
Cowboy Church

Sunday, April 26, 2015 • 10 - 11 a.m.
with Francine Robison, Cowboy Poet Laureate of Oklahoma, Pawnee, Oklahoma

and
Royce Smithey, Texas Ranger, cowboy recording artist, poet and 2014 singing cowboy winner at Echoes, Bonham, Texas.


Calling All Fiddlers! • Cash Prizes!
Saturday, April 25 • MO Ag Theatre
• Fiddler's Contest, hosted by
Travis Inman

Download entry form here.

Deadline Extended to March 15, 2015.


Eleven Time State Champion,
Travis Inman will Emcee the Fiddler's Contest.

Special Free Concert
by
Travis Inman & Friends
Saturday, April 25
4:00 p.m. • MO Ag Theatre

 


• Pow Wow
Saturday, April 25 • Varied Industries Building
Robert Woolery Jr. - Head Man

Hosted by Robert Tallbird Ryan
Robert Philby - Emcee

Sponsored by Yeager Cycles


Now accepting applications for Pow Wow vendors --
Download application here.
Deadline Extended to March 15, 2015.


Robert Tallbird, Host


Calling All Cowboys & Cowgirls!
Cash Prizes!

Sunday, April 26 • MO Ag Theatre
• Singing Competition
hosted by
Johnny Kendrick
with Guest Artist,
Ryan Manuel --

Download entry form here.

Deadline Extended to March 15, 2015.

                 
Left: Johnny Kendrick - Emcee   Right: Guest Artist Ryan Manuel 2011 MSF Idol Winner

Winner will automatically be entered in the Finals for the 2015 Missouri State Fair Idol Competition.

Special Free Concert
by
Johnny Kendrick & Ryan Manuel
Sunday, April 26
3:00 p.m. • MO Ag Theatre

and lots, lots, more!

MARK YOU CALENDAR NOW!!!!
Keep watching for more information.

 

Trail's End Dedication Weekend Sponsors

Ag Power, Inc, John Deere
W-K Chevrolet
Rick Ball Ford
Bryant Motors
McCarthy Toyota
Missouri Cattlemen's Association
Missouri Pork Producers
Missouri Horseshoe Pitching Association
Sedalia Shrine Club
Sedalia Moose Lodge
South Fork Regulators
Pettis County 4-H Youth
Diamond B's Square Dancers Association
Sedalia Visual Art Association
Eagle Eye Editing
Art & Graphic Innovations, LLC
Stover Quality Quilting
BAM Association
Trappers Association
Hank's Porta Potties
Bemiss Drywall
Tractor Supply
American Field Service
Air-Evac
Sedalia Veterinary
Pettis County EMT
FBLA-Otterville
Child Safe of Central Missouri
Sedalia Kiwanis Club
Sedalia Rotary Club
Central Missouri Electric Cooperative
Tyson
County Distributing
Power 97 FM Radio
KIX FM Radio
Amtrak

Yeager's Cycle
Warehouse Tires

Special Free Concert
by
Steven Spalding
Saturday, April 25
5:00 p.m. • MEC Building

Opening for Steven will be
Francine Robison
and
Royce Smithey


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